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Mar 1, 2014 9:00pm EST
was hitler's favorite chemist convicted war criminal came to the u.s. with the department of energy contract three times in the 1960's. well i could not get any information declassified what otto ambros was doing and his program but neither could president ronald reagan. i thought otto ambros had to come to the united states as a convicted nazi war criminal so i freedom of information act request about his travel who he came here and who he was sponsored by and that was lost or classified. it probably is not. but i bet some curious journalists in the future will. [applause] [inaudible conversations] . . both programs re-air on booktv this sunday starting at 7:00 p.m. eastern and are available to watch any time on line it booktv.org. >> what we are told both the students and as a nation in terms of popular imagination is that there's all kinds of sit-ins and marches and demonstrations that occurred but they are really done by these famous iconic people. basically as rosa parks who just was so tired as she refused to get up from the bus in montgomery alabama and sparked the bus boycot
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Mar 2, 2014 5:15am EST
didn't require much energy like at my hearing aid of were standing in a garden. they never sweat. they didn't quite seem real and along comes rockwell with his humorous tableaux about everyday life about boys playing pokey from school and running away trying not to get caught. there had been nothing quite as humorous and as a down-to-earth because magazine covers if you think about it now and then were always sort of about the life he wanted to have. they are supposed to be glamorous and aberrational. it's like you will look like this, your skin will become clear in your hair will look better. in nearly 20th century magazines also appealed to america's aspirations. but with rock while he wasn't thinking the life he wanted to have such a life people already had. people usually were not gorgeous and through, they were never gorgeous. they were ordinary looking into such such a see them on the covf magazines was in itself a surprise. so he was an illustrator, he distinguished himself during the second world war when he painted the freedom which illustrated president roosevelt's goals for
CSPAN
Mar 2, 2014 10:00pm EST
carrying out algorithms. energy transportation, and our banking system and computers are every where how do we jump to dangerous? because of this man. he is the ted maker for understanding artificial super intelligence and i have two chapters of the final intervention. he uses the theory of economics. get that humans or machines has preferences of utility functions. to make a predictable when the economist proposed is this that we're not rational all the time you're impulse buyers. but we can probably anticipate that smart machines would be logical of that economic sense. to have a basic drive with self protection and efficiency and increase. self improving machines whether that goal is to play chess and to succeed they will need resources or whatever is most expedient. they will also seek to avoid failure like being turned off or unplug. they will protect themselves they will be efficient and squander resources. for creative ways to achieve their goals. since it is one witting route here is the rub. with the risk of a i behavior sue for intelligence is not imply benevolence su
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Mar 2, 2014 4:45pm EST
he convicted not a war criminal, he came to the united states on the u.s. department of energy contract. he came here three times in the 1960s. while i couldn't get any information about what he was doing and what his program was on. and by the way as i write in the book, neither could president ronald reagan. but i thought to myself, he came to the united states as a convicted not a war criminal and the freedom of information act tried to write out about his travels and how you came here in who he is being sponsored by. and that information was also classified areas it's probably not lost or classified. i couldn't find it out, but i that am curious journalist and you're well. [applause] [applause] >> thank you all. if you have a book, please call us and we will get it signed. single file line. >> you are watching booktv. nonfiction authors and books every weekend c-span2. >> next month with tv, peter singer talks about internet security and cyberwarfare. this is about one hour. [applause] >> thank you. i want to thank the panel for helping to host this. and also for organizing
societies become dynamic and prosperous. he talked about the freedom to extract oil and energy. do you know how much energy would be extracted right now if the government just allowed them to do so? right, the freedom to do that. and freedom was not just the exclusive domain of americans that was one of the deepest and noblest aspirations that conservatives need to be freedom fighters, they need to be keepers of the flame of liberty as you saw. second principle. are you getting these down? one out of 11, that is less than 10%. the second one is faith. consistent with ronald reagan u.s. constantly conservatives today that fox freedom, freedom. but what he understood and what conservatism is about is freedom needs faith. one is dependent on the other. face is like the moral letter to freedom. if you don't have -- if you have freedom without faith it can be a license and not virtue. it can be las vegas dot the city of god. freedom is elevated when you have the faith to infuse it. it provides a sanctifying grace to freedom that elevates the free well and allows us to aspire. ronald rea
prosperous. he talked about the freedom to extract oil and energy. i mean, do you know how much energy would be extracted in america right now by intrup nears -- entrepreneurs if the government just allowed them to do so? right? the freedom to do that. and freedom was, said reagan, not just the exclusive domain of americans, it is one of the deepest and noblest aspirations of the human spirit. conservatives need to be freedom fighters, they need to be the keepers of the flame of liberty. as he saw it. all right. second principle -- you getting these down, right? first one? if you get only the first one, one out of 11, that's less than 10 %, so that's an f. second one, faith. so consistent with reagan you have constantly conservatives today talk freedom, freedom, freedom, freedom. but what reagan understood and what conservativism is really about is freedom needs faith. one is feint on the other. -- dependent on the other. faith is the moral rudder to freedom. if you don't have -- if you have freedom, freedom without faith can be just license. it can be vice. and not virtue. it can be l
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